International Medical Corps GBV Response Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

International Medical Corps GBV Response Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Id: 217608

Category: Health Care, Community Service Location: Punido, Gambela
Career Level: Junior Level (1+ - 2 years experience)
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: xxx

Job Description

The GBV Response Officer will be responsible for providing day to day case management and psychosocial support to vulnerable women, including survivors of GBV in Gambella refugee camps.

The GBV Response Officer will also oversee the women’s centres activities including psychosocial and recreational activities, information sessions and skills building activities.

The Response officer will supervise and support GBV assistance response officer and community refugee social workers to facilitate services for vulnerable women and girls including survivors of GBV.

S/he is also responsible to identify the gaps and area of support for GBV ARO and social workers and report to GBV senior officer.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Identify vulnerable women and girls including survivors of GBV who come, or refer to the Women’s centre for support;

  • Assess the needs of vulnerable women and girls including survivors of GBV and assist them to develop an action point for meeting their needs;

  • Link vulnerable women and girls including survivors of GBV to actors to access supportive services based on their needs, choices and consent;

  • Carry out requested ethical and safe follow up visits to monitor the progress of vulnerable women and girls including survivors of GBV and provide any support needed;

  • Liaise and advocate with actors in the camp to ensure the vulnerable women and girls including survivors of GBV have access to services they need;

  • Work with community structures including women’s association in the camp to ensure vulnerable
    women and girls including survivors of GBV who are seeking services are referred to the women’s centre for assistance;

  • Work with community structures and partners to develop and maintain appropriate referral pathway to improve assistance for vulnerable women and girls;

  • Participate in GBV related outreach and community mobilization interventions including information sessions and trainings in the camp;

  • Supervise the women’s centre activities including psychosocial, recreational, information sessions and skills building activities for vulnerable women and girls and girls in the camp;

  • Maintain good relations with community leaders and partners in the camp;

  • Maintain records of activities and produce regular reports including weekly updates or Situational Reports (SitReP), success stories and lessons learnt;

  • Contribute to a positive IMC team environment

  • Individual Guiding Principles

  • Ensure vulnerable women including survivors of GBV are safe at all times; Respect their wishes, rights and dignity; Keep their experiences confidential and do not discriminate them.

    Job Requirements

  • Completion Diploma, Degree or experience in Social Work, Nursing, Counselling preferred.

  • Background on case management or counselling

  • Background in SGBV, Human Rights and/or Protection.

  • Experience in providing training

  • Previous experience living in a hardship environment;

  • Fluency in English is required

  • Ability to speak the local languages is highly preferred

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the above requirements should submit their application letter and CV through www.ethiojobs.net before OR on August 18th, 2019.

    Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Note: IMC is equal opportunity employer and hence candidate from all background: religion, ethnic group, qualified women and people living with disabilities, etc are all encouraged to apply.

    International Medical Corps GBV Response Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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